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How to Make Homemade Hand Sanitizers That Kill 99.9% of Germs In 60secs.

This post is centered on learning how to make your own hand sanitizer at home within 60 seconds and it works effectively.
COVID-19 which has reportedly been ravaging countries worldwide, has compared authorities of such countries to give an order for lockdown of the countries, and curfew has also been ordered in some states with more severe cases of the virus and this has affected the economies of these countries.  
The best way to prevent yourself from contracting this viru,s is to make sure that you observe all the preventive measures that has been put in place by your country’s Center for Disease Control.

The second best thing you can do is to protect yourself and make use of an alcohol based hand washer or sanitizer.

According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had mentioned that a good sanitizer should contain at least 60% alcohol. Due to the fear of the virus it is hard to get sanitizers from our local stores as the pandemic has kept it up on high demand. And even if you are lucky to get one its price will be double the price it was before the pandemic.

After reading this post I promise you that you will be able to make your own hand sanitizer at home. And the good news is that to produce this hand sanitizer you only need 3 ingredients to do so at home.

Before we get to the process of production we will briefly look at how the homemade sanitizers work.
The active ingredient in this sanitizer is alcohol and to produce a very effective hand sanitizer at home we will need alcohol which will make up 60% of this sanitizer.
To produce a home sanitizer we will need 99% of Isopropyl alcohol which is rubbing alcohol. Although an alternative for this is making use of ethanol which is also grain alcohol and is commonly available at 90-95%.
If a lower percentage of this alcohol is used like, 70% of the alcohol the sanitizer won’t be effective unless the percentage is increased.
It is however very important to note that using any other types of alcohol like Butanol or Methanol to prepare this sanitizer because this can make the sanitizer toxic and might cause skin burn.

The following ingredients that will be used for this training are intended to be used by professionals with every necessary expertise and resources for safe creation, sales and proper utilization.
Please note, do not use homemade hand sanitizers on your kids skin as they may be more prone to it or even risk them getting burnt.
What you will need for production of your own home made hand sanitizers includes:
·        2/3 cup of 99% rubbing alcohol (isopropyl alcohol) or ethanol
·        1/3 cup of aloe vera gelThis helps to keep your hands smooth. It also counteracts the harshness of alcohol on the skin.
·        8 to 10 droplets of essential oil such as tea tree oil or lavender oil, or you can use lemon juice (optional).

Equipment you will need for making this homemade sanitizers includes:

·        Bowl and spoon
·        Bottle with a pump dispenser
·        Funnel

Steps to make this homemade hand sanitizer includes:

The best Simple way to prepare this sanitizer includes mixing all ingredients together and then use a funnel to pour your mixture into a bottle.  
The best tip to preparing an effective germ fighting hand sanitizer is to stick to the 2:1 portioning of alcohol to aloe vera.
3 best ways for making this effective hand sanitizer:

1. Get all the necessary ingredients required.

The basic ingredients you must have for this production includes: aloe vera gel, rubbing alcohol and optional essential oils. 
Required measurements includes:
·      1/3 cup aloe vera gel. 
·      2/3 cup 99% rubbing alcohol (isopropyl alcohol) or ethanol
·      8 to 10 drops essential oil such as lavender oil or lemon juice.

2. Mix all the ingredients up all together

Mix all the ingredients together in one bowl by first of all pouring the right measurement of ingredients into the bowl and mixing it up with a spoon, advisable wooden spoon. 

This is done to avoid metal elements from metal spoon from interacting with the ingredients used in production. Mix continuously with the spoon till it forms a gel.

3. Pour the gel like sanitizer into a bottle and label

Making use of a funnel, pour in your DIY sanitizer into your desired bottle. Tightly screw this bottle and you can label it too. This hand sanitizer is very much safe for use immediately.

When making your hand sanitizer at home make sure to follow the following tips:

·        Make use of a clean space. You can clean up this space with bleach beforehand.
·        Make sure to wash your hands before going into production.
·        Carry out production with clean equipment.
·        Be sure not to use distilled alcohol for your homemade hand sanitizer.
·        Mix all ingredients in the bowl carefully and thoroughly till it forms a smooth gel.
·        Do not touch your mixture until it is ready for use.

Now I believe that if you are finding it hard to get your hand sanitizers from a local store that you can prepare yours at home.

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